¿Qué aprenderé?

Build on your Bachelor's degree with advanced scientific study at Master's level and become a leader in your field.

Get a degree that's recognised worldwide and contribute to knowledge in your field. A Master of Science (MSc) will develop your technical, laboratory and academic writing skills to prepare you for a career in science.

The MSc will take you between two and two and half years of full-time study or up to four years part time. In the first year of your MSc you'll take several courses related to your specialist subject area. Next, you'll carry out in-depth supervised research for 12–15 months and write a thesis. During your studies you might also author publications for peer-reviewed journals.

To do an MSc you'll need a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field, with an average grade of B+ or higher in your subject area. You may also be able to qualify for entry if you have appropriate work or other experience.

The MSc by thesis will take you between 12 and 15 months to complete. You'll carry out in-depth supervised research and write a thesis. During your studies you might also author publications for peer-reviewed journals.
To do an MSc by thesis you'll need an Honours degree or postgraduate diploma in an appropriate field, with an average grade of B+ or higher in your subject area.

Study for a PhD

If you do well in your Master's degree, and show an aptitude for advanced research, you'll be able to apply to do a PhD.

You’ll work under supervision to produce original research that makes a significant contribution to knowledge. Full-time candidates usually complete the degree within three to four years.

Programme requirements

For this programme you’ll need to:

Complete 240 points, including:

120 points from 400- and 500-level courses

A Master's thesis course worth 120 points

Subject requirements

For this subject you'll need to:

Have previously completed approved courses worth 60 points from GEOG 300-399

Complete courses worth 120 points:

Research Preparation (GEOG 580)

Courses worth 105 points from:

GEOG 401-488

PHYG 401-488

Complete Thesis (GEOG 591)

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Wellington Faculty of Science

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (4 TRIMESTERS (BY COURSEWORK AND THESIS))

Costos de estudio
NZ$36.100,00 (US$ 22.523) por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

Scheduled dates throughout the year

Lugar

Victoria University of Wellington

Kelburn Campus,

Level 2, Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade,

WELLINGTON,

Kelburn,

6012, New Zealand

En línea/Distancia (2 TRIMESTERS (BY THESIS))

Costos de estudio
NZ$36.100,00 (US$ 22.523) por año

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

To suit the client/individual

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

To be accepted into this programme you will need: A Bachelor's degree with a B range average; To have met the prerequisites for the subject you wish to study (see subject section below); To be accepted by the programme director as capable of proceeding with the proposed course of study. English Language Requirements: IELTS: minimum overall score of 6.5 with no sub-score below 6.0; TOEFL: minimum score of 90 for the internet-based test with a minimum of 20 in writing; Pearson Test of English: minimum score of 65 (with a ‘Communicative’ score of not less than 58) EPP: minimum final scores of 4,4,5,5.

Para estudiantes internacionales

MSc by coursework and thesis:

To be accepted into this programme you will need to meet:

A Bachelor's degree or relevant graduate or postgraduate diploma

To have met the prerequisites for the subject you wish to study

To be accepted by the head of the school as capable of proceeding with the proposed course of study

MSc by thesis:

A Bachelor's degree with Honours or relevant postgraduate diploma

To have met the prerequisites for the subject you wish to study

To be accepted by the head of the school as capable of proceeding with the proposed course of study

IELTS overall band of 6.5 with no sub-score below 6.0; TOEFL 90 on the internet-based test with at least 20 in writing; Pearson Test of English: score of 58 (with a ‘Communicative’ score of not less than 50); EPP: minimum final scores of 4,4,5,5

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Entre las 18.000 universidades del mundo, Victoria University of Wellington se ubica en el 2% superior y en el top 100 mundial por 13 asignaturas.

  • Más de 5 Estrellas en el QS Stars Rating of Excellence 2019.
  • Entre el 1% del mundo con triple acreditación para Negocios.
  • Primera en Nueva Zelanda por intensidad de investigación.
  • Ubicada en la ciudad capital de Nueva Zelanda.